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Feb 10, 2013 10:00am EST
of folks, the vice president, former president clinton, the head of the imf, christine lagarde, and panels where the focus was on jobs and the economy, and how we do more to expand economic growth, share prosperity and deal with the long-term deficit in a balanced way so that we are able to sustain economic growth in the out years. we looked at a lot of ideas on trying to make our economy more competitive, how to encourage more innovation and more investment in everything from infrastructure to broadband, to new ideas -- i mean, remember, it was taxpayer dollars that helped to see the internet in the beginning. investing in technology at the basic research phase is important to long-term economic growth. so, there are a lot of ideas that we focused on there, as well as trying to look for that balanced approach to the long- term deficit and the particular proposal house democrats have proposed to prevent that very destructive sequester from taking place. >> it seems that your ideal with the sequester with house democrats did not go far. stimulus measures on job training are not getting thro
Feb 24, 2013 11:00am EST
is not an economic plan. we learned in the 1990 costs when bill clinton was president that nothing shrieks of deficit faster than a growing economy that creates good, middle-class jobs. that should be the focus, they can america a magnet for good jobs and equipping our people with the skills required to fill those jobs and that their hard work leads to a decent living. those are the things we should push ourselves to think about every day. that is what the american people expect. that is what i will work on every single day to help deliver. i need everybody who is watching today to understand we have a few days. congress could do the right thing. we could avert just one more washington-manufactured pop him that slows our recovery -- manufactured problem that slows our recovery and that would do right by first responders, america's middle class, and what i will be working and fighting for over the next few weeks and years. thank you very much, everybody. thank you for your service. [applause] [applause] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellit
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